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telemedicine

[tel-uh-med-uh-sin or, esp. British, -med-sin]
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noun
  1. the diagnosis and treatment of patients in remote areas using medical information, as x-rays or television pictures, transmitted over long distances, especially by satellite.
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Origin of telemedicine

First recorded in 1965–70; tele-1 + medicine
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British Dictionary definitions for telemedicine

telemedicine

noun
  1. the treatment of disease or injury by consultation with a specialist in a distant place, esp by means of a computer or satellite link
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